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    • This site is no longer updated February 8, 2011
      This site is no longer updated. All existing and future homologue posts can be found at http://www.tamarinnorwood.co.uk/blog/
    • The body of the text #1 January 13, 2011
      We say: the writing of a text is its dying song.
    • The Third Bird January 9, 2011
      Here I am telling poems at the Icelandic Embassy. You can’t tell from the sound, but there’s a section where I wrote the words on paper as I recited them, dragging the line of text between opposite walls, carrying it through the air on a page of my notebook. I held the open notebook horizontally […]
    • Musica Practica at Tate Britain January 5, 2011
      Speaking of that Kaprow statement, my ongoing work Musica Practica is programmed for Tate Britain’s Late at Tate event in February. Moving the performance into a museum makes a change from its original South Bank location, where it took place both outdoors and outside of a designated art space. It meant people stumbled upon the […]
    • Allan Kaprow – Art as Life January 4, 2011
      “I’m put off by museums in general; they reek of a holy death which offends my sense of reality. … Moreover, apart from my personal view, most advanced art of the last half-dozen years is, in my view, inappropriate for Museum display. … Museums do more than isolate such work from life, they subtly sanctify […]
    • Hints & Tips Poster #6 December 18, 2010
    • A LINE IS A LINE FOR ALL THAT December 10, 2010
      Andrew Graham-Dixon: Tell me why this is a drawing.  Why is it a drawing and not a text? Lawrence Weiner: Oh, using text for drawing is no problem.  It tells you something.  But drawing is explicit.  Drawing is not implicit; there’s nothing hidden in a drawing.  When you draw for people, you’re drawing something to […]
    • As you work they leave December 6, 2010
      Other people in three studios: “‘You know,’ Cage reportedly said, ‘when you enter your studio, everyone is there, the people in your life, other artists, the old masters, everyone. And as you work they leave, one by one. And if it is a really good working day, well, you leave too.'” (Robert Storr, pp. 59-60) […]
    • Reviews and Tights December 1, 2010
      I’ve just spotted online the Jolly (Good) Show review I wrote for a-n. It opens: “People don’t like it when you get your shoes lost under the desk and you slope around the office in your tights. It’s not professional.” It occurs to me this is the second review I’ve written involving tights. The other […]
    • Shoes December 1, 2010
      I like this a great deal. (shoe by Tag Savage)

Introduction

Welcome to the Kultur Fabric blog, which we hope to make an engaged, intelligent and reliable resource about contemporary art practice and reception in London.

Posts will be researched and written by young artists and critics who are all associated with Kultur Fabric in one way or another, and who all work within the fields they’ll be writing about. The approach is quite fluid at the moment, but the plan is to use the blog as a platform for reviews and thoughts about current exhibitions, screenings, performances and other events, as well as less time-sensitive critique of the practices and institutional structures informing today’s art world.

Our new blog is the first step in the direction of an online Kultur Fabric magazine due to launch later this year, which will use the format we’re establishing as a foundation for more in-depth reviews, features, interviews and new writing.

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Kultur Fabric is a young artist-led organisation that initiates, supports and promotes interdisciplinary approaches to fine art practice. Our small team of member artists runs a curated programme of activities including peer critique groups, exhibitions, talks and children’s workshops with the aim of using the productive friction between disciplines and between projects to inform our own practices.

Tamarin Norwood

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